Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Try a Dental Bridge for Smile Restorations

Have you considered a dental bridge for your smile restoration? If not, perhaps you should! If you have lost teeth or would like to fill in the gaps between your teeth, then a dental bridge could be the ideal restoration option for you. Our dentist, Dr. Jay Hildreth, offers dental... Read more »

Mouth Guards: Do You Know How to Clean Them?

Do you use mouth guards when playing sports? Does your mouth guard get stuffed into your bag after your game? If so, you may be allowing bacteria, fungi or yeast to form on your guard. Taking care of this piece of safety equipment isn’t difficult, and we’d like to help... Read more »

Saving Your Smile: Halitosis Protection

Halitosis can arise due to numerous ailments. In some situations, halitosis may be as simple as foul odors being caused by the foods you eat or could be linked to an underlying illness within your mouth or even your body. In many cases, masking bad breath only temporarily masks it.... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Bruxism

In order to improve and enhance your smile, it is important to make sure that not only do you practice effective oral hygiene routines, but you keep your smile safe from all physical dangers as well. In some cases, dangers can even come from yourself. One of the most common... Read more »